Health & Wellness Features
Ex-Union Carbide chief Anderson dead at 92
MIAMI (AP) -- Warren M. Anderson, who headed Union Carbide Corp. when a chemical leak killed thousands of people in Bhopal, India, in 1984, has died in Florida at 92....
Africans worst responders in Ebola crisis
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- The head of Africa's continental body did not get to an Ebola-hit country until last week - months after alarm bells first rang and nearly 5,000 deaths later....
Soldier or civilian, Ebola protocols not the same
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A U.S. soldier returning from an Ebola response mission in West Africa would have to spend 21 days being monitored, isolated in a military facility away from family and the broader population. A returning civilian doctor or nurse who directly treated Ebola patients? Depends....
Nurse free to move about as restrictions eased
FORT KENT, Maine (AP) -- A nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone can move about as she pleases after a Maine judge eased state-imposed restrictions on her, handing officials in Maine a defeat in the nation's biggest court case yet over how to balance personal liberty, public safety and fear of Ebola....
A look at Ebola guidelines in some states
States have broad authority to quarantine people to prevent the spread of disease, and several are exercising that right to go beyond the safety recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control for containing the deadly Ebola virus....
Medicare paid for meds after patients were dead
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Call it drugs for the departed: A quirky bureaucratic rule led Medicare's prescription drug program to pay for costly medications even after the patients were dead....
Lawsuit: Surgical gowns let diseases pass through
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A $500 million lawsuit against Kimberly-Clark Corp. alleges the company falsely claimed its surgical gowns protected against Ebola and other infectious diseases....
Fearing Ebola? Doctors say get a flu shot
CHICAGO (AP) -- Fever? Headache? Muscle aches? Forget about Ebola - chances are astronomically higher that you have the flu or some other common bug....
Ebola case highlights work of NYC disease sleuths
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City's disease detectives were off and running the moment the call came in from a doctor who suspected he had Ebola....
FTC accuses Gerber of false claim on baby formula
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Baby-food maker Gerber is being accused by the government of claiming falsely that its Good Start Gentle formula can prevent or reduce allergies in children....
The Pentagon has put in place the most stringent Ebola security measures yet for soldiers returning from West Africa Ebola hot spots. They're quarantined for 21 days in isolated military facilities. Board member of the Military Family Advisory Network says there's a lot of confusion over the quarantine policy because the military and civilian guidelines do not match. She says if a quarantine period is justified for one group, it is justified for all.
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